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Routes in Liberty Bell

A Slave To Liberty T 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Beckey Route (SW Face) T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Freedom Rider T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Freedom or Death T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Girl Next Door, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Liberty Crack T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c C2
Liberty Crack Free T 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Liberty and Injustice for All T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Live Free or Die!™ T V5+ 6C+
NW Face T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
NW Face Var. (Remsberg Variation) T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Overexposure T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rapple Grapple T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Serpentine Crack T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Thin Red Line (Free Version) T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b

Description

Liberty Bell is the striking northern summit of the Liberty Bell massif, a group that includes Concord Tower as well as the Early Winter Spires. The east face is home to the famous Liberty Bell Crack, while the south west face is home to the moderate and popular Beckey route. The summit of Liberty Bell was first reached in 1946 by Fred Beckey, Jerry O'Neil and Charles Welsh after a 17 mile approach, prior to construction of the North Cascades Highway. The summit is at 7720'.

Getting There

For routes on the east side of Liberty Bell, park at an overlook just above the hairpin turn on the east side of Washington Pass. For routes on the west side, park at the Blue Lakes Trail head, 1 mile west of Washington Pass(NW Forest Pass required).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Liberty Bell

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 239
Beckey Route (SW Face)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 34
Rapple Grapple
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 14
Overexposure
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 40
NW Face
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 8
Freedom Rider
Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
NW Face Var. (Remsberg Variation)
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c C2
 62
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 10
Serpentine Crack
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Freedom or Death
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
 9
Liberty and Injustice for All
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 18
Thin Red Line (Free Version)
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Beckey Route (SW Face)
 239
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Rapple Grapple
 34
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Overexposure
 14
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
NW Face
 40
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Freedom Rider
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
NW Face Var. (Remsberg Vari…
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Liberty Crack
 62
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
Serpentine Crack
 10
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Freedom or Death
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Liberty and Injustice for All
 9
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Thin Red Line (Free Version)
 18
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
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Ilya  
Curious about a route not listed here on the NW side of Liberty Bell. When continuing north past Serpentine Crack from the main gully, there are a few sets of anchors. We climbed to the second set of anchors and saw a third set higher above. First pitch was .9/10- stem/layback and the second pitch was ~.9 thin hands to fist. There was a third set of anchors observed past a roof which appeared to take hand?? sizes but we weren't sure. Seems like a really great line, and somebody clearly put some work into putting up the hardware. Any beta on the rest of the route would be appreciated! Jul 22, 2017

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